It’s hard to top Goliath at Six Flags Great America
RMC coaster is a giant among wooden coasters
4.25 (out of 5)
For this month’s “Rode It! Loved It!” review (which is exclusively for paid subscribers; kindly consider becoming one), we are heading to Chicagoland where one of Rocky Mountain Construction’s rare Topper Track coasters is a standout on the midway at Six Flags Great America.
For 125 years or so, wooden roller coasters stayed more or less the same. In 2008, ride manufacturer Rocky Mountain Construction shook up the industry when it introduced new, innovative track designs. The company creates remarkably smooth wooden(ish) coasters that are capable of inversions and other features previously limited to steel coasters.
Goliath at Six Flags Great America is the second coaster that RMC built from the ground up and that uses its unique “Topper Track.” And it is wonderful.
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